Articles by Ian Shalapata

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Group Searching For Homeless Female Veterans

(WINDSOR, ON) – In recognition of International Women’s Day, Veterans Emergency Transition Services Canada will be holding a national awareness event on 4 March. VETS…



Fire broke out in the vacant former Pour House pub on Chatham Street West in Windsor on 12 February 2017. More than six Windsor Fire and Rescue Units, including an aerial ladder truck, were called to the blaze Sunday afternoon.Photo by John Skinner.

Pour House Fire Deemed Arson

(WINDSOR, ON) – The fire which tore through a vacant building at 52 Chatham Street West on Sunday is deemed to have been intentionally set,…


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IJC Seeks Public Input On Great Lakes

(DETROIT, MI) – The International Joint Commission will be holding six public meetings in Great Lakes communities to hear the views of residents regarding how…


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Mugridge Pleads Guilty To 50 Charges

(CHATHAM, ON) – A Chatham-Kent Police sergeant, who has been suspended since 2014, has pleaded guilty to 50 counts of discreditable conduct at a disciplinary…


The Canadian Club Heritage building is seen in this file photo from 30 July 2014.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Some Things Make You Shake Your Head

Here are some looks at items which are exclusive to the once rosy city or the surrounding region. Just as the interim mayor of Windsor,…



Amherstburg firefighters were called to a single-vehicle rollover on Concession Road North on 13 February 2017. Police are investigating after the four teenage boys were taken to hospital.Photo courtesy of Amherstburg Fire Department.

Rollover Sends 4 To Hospital

(AMHERSTBURG, ON) – Yesterday afternoon, around 3:15pm, a 2014 Chevrolet Impala carrying four 16 year-old boys, northbound on Concession 4, north of North Side Road…



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School Board Cancels US Field Trips

(WINDSOR, ON) – The Greater Essex County District School Board has cancelled a few planned student trips to the United States amid the cross-border transiting…